Danish Special Operations Forces and LRRP / LRS units Army / Navy
Danish Special Operations Forces and patrol recon LRS units
På Dansk
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JGK - Army SOF
FKP - Navy SOF
Sirius-patrol (PGN)
PTL COY / DDIV
PTL COY / AOC
SSR
AKS - Police SWAT
Danish Special Operations Forces and LRRP / LRS-units
The NATO-country Denmark has 5 military special operations and LRS-units. They are:
Danish Military Protection Team (PSD)
* Jægerkorpset (JGK) : The JaegerCorps "The Hunters" are the Danish Army Special Forces (SOF)

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Frømandskorpset (FKP) : The Frogmancorps are the Danish Navy SEALs (SOF)

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Sirus-patruljen (PNG) : Patrol Northern Greenland, is a specialised arctic dogsledge patrol (LRSU)

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Patruljekompagni / Danske Division : PTL COY / DDIV is a Army Reserve LRRP-coy (LRSC) - disbanded.

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Patruljekompagni / Hærens Operative Kommando : PTL COY / AOC is a Danish National Guard / Territorial Army
LRS Company which operats for the Danish Army Operations Command during war. (LRSC): now:
SSR.

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Special Support & Reconnaissance (SSR) : Danish National Guars Special Reconnaissance Coy - Former PTLCOY/AOC, now available to all Danish Defence Operational Commands (Army, Navy, Airforce) as a special reconnaisance unit.
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Beside these national units, the danish armed forces has a varraity of light infantry, patroling, recon and scout units in the Army (Light Recce), Local Defence Regions and in the Local Homeguard.

The units can be categorised by their Tasks, Capacities, Insertion methods, Operational range and time behind enemy lines.

Anti-terrorist / Hostage Rescue / SWAT:
Note: Anti-terrorist tasks are carried out by the Danish Police special reaction force
AKS (Aktionsstyrken) (SWAT)
Military units may only assist in National Counter-Terrorist Operations under the command of the Police.

Protection Team / Personal Security Detail (PSD):
Danish Defence Forces PSD are trained by Danish Army SOF and protectes Danish Goverment VIP's in Irak e.g.
On a National level, protection of military and goverment VIP's, Danish Royals e.g. is carried out by the Danish Police.
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Unit type:
LRS
PTL / Scout / Recon
Tasks:


Capacities:



Ops Range:


Ops duration:


Insertion:


LRS
Special Recon (SR)
Direct Action (DA)
Combat SAR (CSAR)

CQB / CT / AT
Close Force Protection PSD

km 0 - 1000


? months


Paracute (HALO/HAHO)
Helicopter
Small Boats
Combatswimmer / SCUBA
Foot-patrol
Skiin
LRRP / LRS
intelligence gathering
Recognition

Limited Direct Action


km 50 - 200


up to 2 weks, without re-supply


Paracute (static line)
Helicopter
Small Boats
Surface combat /
scout swimmer
Stay-Behind (dug in patrols)
Foot patrol
Dogsledge/Skiiing (
Sirius only)
Survaliance and area recce
of own area (AOR) and up to
10 km behind enemy lines on foot.

Basic Infantry Combat (limited)


km 0 - 10


up to 48 hours, without re-surpply.


Foot-patrolling
Scout-veicles
(e.g. Merceds GD MD270)
Eagle amoured scout-car
Units (DK): Scout / Recce platoon
Patrol platoon
Homeguard scout/patrol platoons
Sirius-patrol
PTL COY / DDIV

PTL COY / AOC
SSR
DASOF
Jægerkorpset (JGK)

Frømandskorpset (FKP)
Units (Intern.):
SAS (UK)
Delta (US)
SBS (UK)
Navy Seals (US)
Army Special Forces (US)
KSK (D)
Kampswimmerkompani (D)
.
LRRP 200 (D)
LRSC / LRSU (US)
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